VFDs and soft starters: is there really a competition?

Credit to Author: Mohamed Gamal| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 15:45:33 +0000

This post is part of our series on motor management which covers various aspects of motor integration in an electrical network and the industrial process. End-users are frequently coming to us with… Read more »

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Bulk Material Handling. It’s just moving dirt

Credit to Author: Greg Johnson| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 21:10:03 +0000

After a year looking intensively at the metals processing side of mining, I recently spent some time back in bulk material handling.  And after a plant tour not long ago,… Read more »

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Large Motor starting 103: Motor starting methods – how to choose the right one

Credit to Author: Delcho Penkov| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 12:36:11 +0000

This is the third post in our series on motor management covering various aspects of motor integration in an electrical network and the industrial process. In the first, the electrical,… Read more »

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Star Trek and the Digital Transformation in Mining. What do they have in common? A lot, it turns out!

Credit to Author: Greg Johnson| Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 22:06:17 +0000

As part of my job I meet with mining executives all around the world to understand what they need to improve their operational efficiency, and without exception they know they… Read more »

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The modern mine: How digitization is transforming industry from pit to port

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 21:28:58 +0000

Original Article was promoted by CNBC on June 22, 2018 A recent paper from the World Economic Forum and Accenture estimates digitization could bring more than $425 billion of value for… Read more »

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Condition-based Maintenance is a MUST for Electrical Distribution Infrastructure

Credit to Author: Mark Pacelle| Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 12:22:35 +0000

The electrical distribution infrastructure is the foundation through which power is safely delivered to industrial processes around the globe. This vital power distribution infrastructure operations 24/7 for, in some cases,… Read more »

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Solving the LV vs MV dilemma in motor management for mining

Credit to Author: Delcho Penkov| Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 20:05:56 +0000

(This blog is part of our series on motor management which covers various aspects of motor integration in an electrical network and the industrial process.  See end of blog for other topics)… Read more »

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Embarking on the digitization journey in mining: think strategy first, technology second

Credit to Author: Rob Moffitt| Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 17:52:59 +0000

The World Economic Forum in January 2017 highlighted that digitization in the mining industry has the potential to deliver over $425 billion in shareholder, customer and environmental value by 2025…. Read more »

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Why you should consider a basic operations strategy in your digital transformation

Credit to Author: Greg Johnson| Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 18:49:32 +0000

The hype around the Digital Transformation can be overwhelming, causing many well-intentioned operations to jump into something before they really have evaluated what it is they want to achieve.  The… Read more »

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Large Motor starting 102: Motor applications and their characteristics – for a better motor management

Credit to Author: Delcho PENKOV| Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 10:36:10 +0000

Let’s continue with our motor management topic, part 2. In my previous blog post, the electrical, thermal, and mechanical constraints necessary to consider for large motor starting have been presented… Read more »

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Worker mobility tools in Mining – The smart thing to do

Credit to Author: John Munson| Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:35:15 +0000

I started wearing a smart fitness watch recently so I could track some of my running more easily than by carrying my iPhone.  Not that I am a world class… Read more »

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